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A restaurant in New Jersey has apologized after a buyer recorded video exhibiting a reside worm crawling via his dinner.
But that apology solely got here after employees at Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant berated the client on social media for complaining within the first place.
On Saturday, New Jersey resident Jim Guinee took his aunt to the restaurant in Asbury Park, N.J., for her 80th birthday.
Guinee instructed NJ.com that his girlfriend ordered the cod, and was midway via consuming it, when she seen one thing unappetizing about her meal.
“She saw this worm squirming out of the codfish on the plate,” Guinee mentioned. “I just videotaped it because… I thought it looked pretty gross, and we weren’t sure what it was. We weren’t sure if she was going to get sick.”
Guinee posted the video afterward that night time and it shortly went viral, racking up almost 300,000 views as of this writing.
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In a Facebook submit, individuals on the restaurant criticized Jim Guinee for attempting to “destroy” their “reputation and possible livelihoods” and say they stopped serving the cod dish after the worms had been found.
The restaurant wrote that parasitic roundworms “are frequently found in the guts and in the flesh of fish” and sometimes are missed by inspectors.
The submit has since been deleted from Facebook, and the restaurant has posted an official apology on its Facebook web page.
“Stella Marina is dedicated to ensuring that our guests enjoy a safe and delicious experience. For the past ten years, we have proudly served thousands of customers without incident until this past weekend and for that, we apologize,” proprietor Joe Cetrulo mentioned in an announcement.
“Out of an abundance of caution, cod has since been removed from our menu.”
Guinee tells NJ.com he’s an legal professional however hasn’t taken any authorized motion towards the restaurant.
-With information from the Associated Press
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Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-08-03 15:52:22, as ‘Man finds reside worm crawling inside his fish dish at New Jersey restaurant – National